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British GQ football podcast: Strike!

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British GQ, the men’s magazine with an IQ, brings you Strike! The weekly Wednesday podcast features a slew of star guests, from footballers to film stars, invited on to discuss and debate all the latest football action. The podcast is hosted by GQ Style Fashion Director, Elgar Johnson.

British GQ, the men’s magazine with an IQ, brings you Strike! The weekly Wednesday podcast features a slew of star guests, from footballers to film stars, invited on to discuss and debate all the latest football action. The podcast is hosted by GQ Style Fashion Director, Elgar Johnson.
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London, United Kingdom

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British GQ, the men’s magazine with an IQ, brings you Strike! The weekly Wednesday podcast features a slew of star guests, from footballers to film stars, invited on to discuss and debate all the latest football action. The podcast is hosted by GQ Style Fashion Director, Elgar Johnson.

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English


Episodes

Raheem Sterling - The Man, The Myth, The Legend?

9/19/2018
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Back after being pleasantly stranded in Barcelona, this week's guest is Jessie Lily Adams, Editor In Chief of The Ingenue. Alongside my trusty sidekick Boyd Hilton we discuss GQ style cover Raheem Sterling, how big can the women’s game become and why Jose Mourinho falling over may well have been a sign from the gods.

Duration:00:29:04

Respect Respect Respect

9/5/2018
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While Elgar Johnson is stranded in Barcelona due to plane cancellation issues, co-host Boyd Hilton flies solo with very special guest, comedy impressionist Luke Kempner, which means cameo appearances from Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger and Donald Trump as we look back at a weekend of goalkeeping errors and head-butts, plus England and Champions League mini-previews.

Duration:00:33:09

RED MIST - A Tale Of Two Cities...

8/22/2018
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Today we're joined by the incredible Sophia Walker, AKA Queen Gooner. If the name didn't give it away, Sophia is not only a huge Arsenal fan (God help me) but also works behind the scenes for ITV and BT Sport. With my trusty sidekick Boyd Hilton, we discuss whether Liverpool are the real deal, what's happening at Arsenal and West Ham, and is Arsene Wenger the new Indiana Jones?

Duration:00:38:59

Be Here Now! GQ Strike Season 2

8/8/2018
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It’s the return of the football season after a brilliant World Cup and an (almost) glorious ending. Myself and Boyd Hilton are joined by Luke Roper, founder of menswear brand LUKE. Luke has designed the new Aston Villa kit for this season. We discuss what it’s like to have your boyhood heroes run out onto the pitch in your very own brand. We’ll also be previewing the new Premier League season and speculating on deadline transfer deals.

Duration:00:27:27

Episode 15: World Cup Special

6/13/2018
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This week's GQ Strike! is a World Cup featuring the GQstrike! team; Elgar Johnson, Boyd Hilton and Oliver Sharp. The topics discussed include: our World Cup predictions, the TV coverage panels and World Cup Songs.

Duration:00:32:56

Episode 14: Superstar Salah or the biggest one-hit wonder since Charles and Eddie?

5/16/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! are British photographer and film-maker, Ewen Spencer and writer and director of Brothers in Football and co-founder of Corinthian 1882, Chris Watney. The topics discussed include: Mo Salah’s success story, Pochettino at Spurs and the two up-coming finals; FA Cup and Champions League.

Duration:00:37:07

Episode 13: The Legend of Arsene Wenger

4/25/2018
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Guest on this week's GQ Strike! is former Arsenal, Bolton and Birmingham midfielder, Fabrice Muamba. The topics discussed include: Wenger's departure, Pochettino to Arsenal and the upcoming FA Cup final.

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 12: Manchester City: Champions of England

4/18/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include Rizzle Kicks’ Jordan Stephens and ESPN Chelsea F.C. correspondent, Liam Twomey. The topics discussed include: Champions of England, Manchester City, the problems at Southampton and the upcoming PFA awards.

Duration:00:33:10

Episode 11: Battle of England, Liverpool FC vs Manchester City FC

4/10/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! are British Grime Rapper AJ Tracey and Murdock London’s number one go to barber, Joe Pomper. Topics discussed include: Manchester City and Liverpool’s big game, the battle between football agents and football managers and will Spurs ever win anything?

Duration:00:33:32

Episode 10: Is International Football really that rubs?

3/28/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include captain of Watford Football Club, Troy Deeney along with football writer, pundit and the author of ‘Two Tribes: Liverpool, Everton and a City on the Brink’ Tony Evans. Topics discussed include: results of the international games ahead of the World Cup, English Hooliganism in Amsterdam and just how boring is international football?

Duration:00:37:12

Episode 9: Wenger Vs Putin

3/21/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! Author of ‘Saturday Bloody Saturday’, British GQ Journalist and Political Aide, Alastair Campbell and Bristol-born UK Garage producer, Conducta. Topics discussed include: Jamie Carraghers recent spat, Mo Salah and player of the year, Jose Mourhino’s latest activities and much more.

Duration:00:32:42

Episode 8 - Manchester City gives rivals the Winter Blues

1/25/2018
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include Phoenix Rising Footballer, former England International and Co-Founder of OnTheBall App, Shaun Wright-Phillips. Co-Founder of London fashion brand Blood Brother, James Waller. Co-Founder of South London’s most exciting brand, Oi Boy, George Langham. Topics discussed include: “The unbeatable Manchester City”, “Are Burnley the new Leicester City” and “The unplayable Wilfried Zaha”

Duration:00:36:02

Episode 7: Manchester is raving again!

12/6/2017
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include Liverpool Football Club and Wales National team record goal scorer, Ian Rush; East London rapper, Yxng Bane; and, ESPN’s Arsenal Correspondent, Mattias Karen. Topics discussed include: Manchester beat Arsenal, Newcastle self destruct, the evolution of the fullback position and much more.

Duration:00:28:57

Episode 6: Liverpool v Chelsea's late goal

11/29/2017
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Soccer Bible's Phillip Dickinson, Intrepid London's Anya Yiapanis and international rugby player Danny Cipriani discuss the weekend's football on the sixth episode of the GQ Strike! podcast

Duration:00:30:13

Episode 5: Arsenal remind Spurs to mind the gap

11/22/2017
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include British lightweight and super featherweight boxer, Anthony Crolla. Arsenal Women’s captain and England International Alex Scott MBE. And, Co-Chair of Chelsea Pride, Chelsea FC’s LGBT Fan Group, Tracy Brown. Topics discussed include: Arsenal’s win over North London rivals Tottenham Hotspurs, West Brom’s decision to sack Tony Pulis, What is next for the Welsh National team and much more.

Duration:00:32:58

Episode 4: Are Gay Footballers Just Virtual Reality?

11/14/2017
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include GQ Football Columnist, former Tottenham Hotspur and England International, Jermaine Jenas and TV presenter, journalist and author of his new book Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies, Rick Edwards. Topics discussed include: "Introduction of Openly Gay Players on Football Manager 2018", "Is the Premier League more important than International games" and, "the popularity of women's football continuing to rise".

Duration:00:35:35

Episode 3: Hammers get nailed

11/7/2017
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Guests on this week's GQ Strike! include Adebayo Akinfenwa, aka The Beast, and author of The Beast: My Story. Actor Tomiwa Edun, who besides having an impressive reel of theatre and television apprearances, he also stars as Alex Hunter in EA Sport’s FIFA 17 & 18. Surrey and England International Cricketer, Jason Roy who will be playing in the Big Bash for playing for Sydney Sixers. And last, but certainly not least, newly called-up England Ashes team member, Tom Curran. Topics discussed...

Duration:00:29:09

Episode 2: Will Carlo Ancelotti replace Antonio Conte?

10/31/2017
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On this week's GQ Strike! Guillem Balague, legendary football journalist and author of Brave New World: Inside Pochettino’s Spurs and Boyd Hilton, Entertainment Director at Heat Magazine and co-founder of Footballistically Arsenal discuss topics including "Are Tottenham Hotspur a one-man team?", "Is this England’s new golden generation?" and, "Will Carlo Ancelotti replace Antonio Conte?" with GQ Style Fashion Director, Elgar Johnson.

Duration:00:35:00

Episode 1: Merseyside Blues, solving racism in football and the magic of Wembley

10/24/2017
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On this week's GQ Strike! Crystal Palace and Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, London menswear designer Oliver Spencer and Brit award-winning singer-songwriter James Bay ask whether Liverpool FC and Everton FC are in turmoil, discuss the problem of racism in football and wonder if Wembley is losing its magic.

Duration:00:34:45

Episode 0

10/18/2017
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Are Chelsea weaker this season? Have Spurs finally lifted the curse of Wembley? Has Guardiola brought his Barcelona magic to Man City? Theo Walcott, Darren Barker, Dan Sandison and Elgar Johnson discuss all this and more on the first GQ strike! podcast.

Duration:00:30:32